Sir John Barbirolli - Elgar: Orchestral Works, Cello Concerto, Sea Pictures, Dream of Gerontius

Elgar: Orchestral Works, Cello Concerto, Sea Pictures, Dream of Gerontius

Sir John Barbirolli

Sir Edward Elgar

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Sir John Barbirolli began as an orchestral cellist, and played under Elgar’s baton in the premiere of the Cello Concerto. Encouraged by Elgar, he moved into conducting and made his mark with the composer’s Second Symphony in 1927. After Elgar’s death, Barbirolli vowed to make the composer’s music

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